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We love live music, and there’s plenty going on across the Yorkshire Coast! Here we’ll bring you reviews from the latest gigs and concerts in Whitby, Scarborough, Filey and Bridlington.

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Aftermath w/ guest vocalists (reviewed by Paul Spencer)

As I arrive at a packed Spa Farrer's Bar, rock is invading the acoustic lounge with great aplomb. Covers band Aftermath are playing for two hours, later to generously share the limelight with two guest vocalists. For now fronted by lead...

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After scrabbling around by torchlight for more "down with the kids" evening attire (the gods of electricity were not smiling down on me that day), I headed up to The Spa Ocean Room wearing my most jazziest skanking southern-soul expression, and my most funking bass-grooving ears.

The evening's gig...

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After a disastrous electric meter-related mishap transformed my flat into a cold, dingy, cave-like dwelling, I grumpily trudged along the drizzly, misty Scarborough shore to the Rotunda Museum in the hope that The University of York's Vox Jazz Choir could offer some musical respite from what had...

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First thing's first - and the most obvious thing to say - is that I was incredibly impressed with all of the hard work that went into this event. As a non-local, I was surprised to learn just how rich and how deep Scarborough's musical history is - the displays of artifacts and memorabilia from...

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I arrived at the Crown Spa's Consort Suite a little bit early, which was handy, as there was a good display of merchandise and band photos at the back which I was glad to have a look through before the gig began.

Raven stepped out from behind the curtains to find a completely packed venue - extra...

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Unfurl at Scarborough Jazz Club, 15 January 2015

If a band takes opportunity between numbers to introduce not the musicians, but the instruments, you know this isn't your average night at the jazz club. But then how many jazz groups can count the 93-string santoor in their inventory? This, along...

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